Welcome Athletic Trainers
Washington State Athletic Trainers’ Association
The Washington State Athletic Trainers’ Association (WSATA) is a professional organization dedicated to serving Licensed and Certified Athletic Trainers in the state of Washington. Our aim is to advance and promote the profession of Athletic Training through research, education, professional development and service to our members. We are committed to taking an active role while collaborating with other allied health professions to educate and provide appropriate medical care for physically active populations…
Your State Leadership
We work to represent licensed athletic trainers in Washington State in many areas including governmental affairs, third party reimbursement, practice act monitoring and keeping members connected to District 10 and NATA initiatives. We want to be as available as possible to please contact any of your WSATA leaders if you have questions, concerns or interest in getting involved to serve your friends and colleagues.
What is an Athletic Trainer?
Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.
Students who want to become certified athletic trainers must earn a degree from an accredited athletic training curriculum. Accredited programs include formal instruction in areas such as injury/illness prevention, first aid and emergency care, assessment of injury/illness, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic modalities, and nutrition. Classroom learning is enhanced through clinical education experiences…